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Caring Neighbors (Luke 10:25-37)

The Good Samaritan story reminds us that Christ calls us to draw a wider circle as we bring compassion, healing, and hope to others. The 3 Great Loves initiative is giving congregations across the denomination a forum for sharing stories … Continue reading

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A Parable of Unity

During Vacation Bible School, one of the teachers had an experience with her primary class that she will never forget.  Her class was interrupted on Wednesday about an hour before dismissal when a new student was brought in.  The little … Continue reading

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Bluffton Food Pantry Needs for June and July

The Bluffton food pantry needs to replenish their shelves. Any help you can provide is greatly appreciated. Donations are always down in the summer.  Please try to avoid glass containers.  Items needs are Cereal and oatmeal, creamy peanut butter, chunky … Continue reading

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Cardboard Toilet Tissue Rolls Needed

Vacation Bible School is in need of your empty cardboard toilet tissue rolls.  Please bring them into the church and place them in the box at the back of the sanctuary.  St. John’s hosts Vacation Bible School July 21 through … Continue reading

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Summer Hours Begin June 2

Our summer worship schedule will begin on Sunday, June 2, at 10 a.m.  Adult Christian Education classes will meet at 9 a.m.

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Calling All Musicians

During the summer months the St. John’s choir members are on hiatus.  If you, or someone you know, is musically talented and would like to offer special music for a worship service during the months of June through August, please … Continue reading

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Church Camp Registration Forms Available

Registration forms are available for Templed Hills, our UCC church camp, from Pastor Carol. If you have never attended grandparents camp with your grandchild(ren), Pastor Carol highly recommends it. Please see her to learn of her wonderful memories and experiences … Continue reading

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This Week at St. John’s UCC

Centering Words for July 14:  Holy One, we gather as your people, giving thanks that we can be together to hear your word, offer our prayers, and sing your praises. Draw us together in your love, that we may know … Continue reading

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Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen

If you would like to volunteer for helping serve at Our Daily Bread soup kitchen in Lima on Tuesday,  May 28, 2019,  please sign up on the bulletin board in the sanctuary.  Helpers are always welcome.

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Facebook Page

You are missing out on a super way to advertise our church if you are not sharing with many of your other Facebook friends St. John’s Facebook page.  There are many interesting articles posted every day.  “Friend” all of your … Continue reading

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